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The images are available to you free of charge for reporting on the Deutsches Museum. Please note the copyright "Photo: Deutsches Museum" (unless otherwise stated).

The reading room

Workstations are available in the reading room of the archive.


The magazine

Part of the archived treasures is located in this magazine. In total, the inventory fills 4.7 shelf kilometers.



Plans and maps from the holdings of the archive of the Deutsches Museum.


From the stock

Among other things, technical drawings and photo negatives are stored in the archive of the Deutsches Museum.


The Goethe letter

Letter and seal: The letter from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Knoll from 1832, in which he notified a shipment of collected stones. The privy councilor from Weimar wanted to have the minerals sold to spa guests through his business partner in Karlsbad.



Airmail: This card with greetings to the museum staff was dropped from a zeppelin by Oskar von Miller during a sightseeing flight over Munich in 1929.